S P O T L I G H T
Groob ousted from organization she'd
A co-founder of Emerge Kentucky, an organization formed to prepare Democratic women for a political career, Groob has been ousted as its executive director, says an online report.
[ More information ]
Groob used webhosting in United Arab Emirates for smear site >>
Kicked off five consecutive American webhosting companies for malicious content, Kathy Groob then used a webhosting company in the United Arab Emirates that was immune from US libel laws.
[ Coming Soon ]
Caught making anti-Semitic remark against 2 Jewish politicians >>
Caught calling two new Covington KY commissioners "ivory tower nazis." Both commissioners are of Jewish heritage.
[ Russell Street News ]
Democratic candidate says Groob did slander flyer >>
The flier depicted six tattooed, pierced men, portrayed as "criminals," but the photos are of members of two national hard rock bands. The Democratic incumbent said the images were provided by Kathy Groob. She denies it. The Democrat lost because of the flyer.
[ Cincinnati Enquirer ]
Betraying women, Groob switches to anti-choice >>
Kathy Groob stunned progressives and the women's movement when, right between election day 2008, she suddently switched to pro-life in a bid to win a state Senate seat. The betrayal didn't work, losing for a second time.
[ US Nation ]
Prior to the election of 2008, then-candidate Kathy Groob, 61, was a severe critic of her opponent's pro-life stance.
She shocked just about everyone in the Democratic Party by betraying a woman's right to choose as the screen-shot of her flyer seen below shows. [Link]
The progressive blogging community howled in disgust. [Link], [Link], [Link].
"Attacking Bruce Lunsford. Attacking poor Otis Hensley. Attacking Greg Stumbo," under the usernames Kate Hudson and Lemonysnip.
"Or when she and Jennifer Moore spent Kentucky Democratic Party dollars on anti-abortion mail pieces? Maybe the time she melted down because I had the gall to criticize her for being
a fake Democrat?"[Link]
Covington Commissioner-elect Steve Casper is Jewish. The other Covington Commissioner-elect Steve Frank got wind of it and wrote the following:
"My father was also Jewish. I came up hard to make it where I am in my tower and helped many people along the way.
Now I understand why people in Kathy Groob's old neighborhood didn't vote for her in 2008. In her new neighborhood in Covington KY, Groob has been known to engage in name-calling against people living there.
Names like "freak," and "weirdo people," and "jerks," and "negative." She created a website against a neighbor who criticized her tactics. Even had the neighbor investigated!
[ Link ]
One of the founders of Emerge Kentucky, an organization formed to prepare Democratic women for a political career, has been ousted as its executive director.
A Kentucky political blog says Kathy Groob was relieved from the top job in early January, just about a year after becoming its executive director.
R. Hines is an observer of politics in Kentucky
and across the nation.
WHAT OTHERS SAY
Kathy Groob has 'lost all dignity'
Kathy Groob lost all dignity by mailing out anti-choice lit(erature), says top home state blogger.
[ BAREFOOT & PROGRESSIVE BLOG ]
A Trip Down The Kathy Groob Worm Hole
Using the screen names Kate Hudson and Lemonysnip, Groob caught trashing progressive Democratic candidates for office. Trashing opponent for for being pro-life, later Groob does her own anti-choice mailer.
[ PROGRESSIVE BLOG ]
Kathy Groob slammed for using smear tactics
"Let's hope that the lessons they've (Groob) learned teach them to play nice instead of trying to destroy other people." Groob now published a low-ranked site called Elect Women.
[ PROMINENT ATTORNEY ]
Kathy Groob's Boneheaded Plan
In the final hours of her campaign for the Kentucky Senate, Kathy Groob campaign(ed) in Northern Kentucky with the man who most in this region know was behind the thuggery.
[ BLUEGRASS BULLETIN ]
Jewish commissioner to Groob: Nazi my ass
After Kathy Groob & Crew called two city commissioners of Jewish heritage "ivory tower nazis," one of them told her to "nazi my ass."
[ THE ANTI-DRUDGE ]
Kathy Groob is making (stuff) up again
"Unfortunately for Groob, a woman I believe to be quite the heinous and hypocritical witch, I merely linked to mainstream stories ..."
[ PAGE ONE KENTUCKY ]
Groob may be doing another smear site
So now it's up to the gossipy blog people, like us, to figure out who's doing the site.
[ LOUISVILLEKY.COM ]
Kathy Groob acts 'goofy'
"I always thought Groob was a bit goofy and it doesn't surprise me that she used the Lemonysnip / Kate Hudson name."
[ PROGRESSIVE BLOG ]
Husband runs career, she's clueless
Politicos in Northern Kentucky say it is Groob's husband who guides her political career. Kathy Groob is a walking, talking public relations disaster ... maybe it's time to get a new manager.
[ COVINGTONUSA.COM ]